Use of a smartphone app to assess neonatal jaundice
James A. Taylor, James W. Stout, Lilian de Greef, Mayank Goel, Shwetak Patel, Esther K. Chung, Aruna Koduri, Shawn McMahon, Jane Dickerson, Elizabeth A. Simpson, Eric Larson
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The assessment of jaundice in outpatient neonates is problematic. Visual assessment is inaccurate, and more exact methodologies are cumbersome and/or expensive. Our goal in this study was to assess the accuracy of a technology based on the analysis of digital images of newborns obtained using a smartphone application called BiliCam.